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The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) seeks an experienced project director to join its Population Health Team. The successful candidate will lead and manage initiatives across a range of initiatives designed to support states in integrating public health, social services and comprehensive health system transformation, including a focus on health equity and Medicaid […]
How does this model act stop price gouging? Recent price hikes for insulin and other drugs have awakened the public to often unpredictable and extraordinary increases in commonly used drugs. This model act prohibits manufacturers from hiking drug prices outside of certain market conditions that might justify a jump in price. Noncompliant manufacturers face fines […]
Section 1. Statement of Legislative Intent; Purpose The purpose of this Chapter is to protect the safety, health and economic well-being of [name of state] people by guarding them from the negative and harmful impact of excessive and unconscionable prices for prescription drugs. In enacting this Act, the legislature finds that: Access to prescription drugs […]
In late June, the US District Court for the District of Columbia upheld the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) 2019 transparency rule that requires hospitals to make public five standard charges, including their chargemaster rates and rates paid by private payers by Jan. 1, 2021. A coalition of hospital groups and hospital systems […]
This chart describes each state’s initial stay-at-home order, penalties for noncompliance, dates for phased re-openings including the resumption of non-essential medical procedures, and any delays or reclosings resulting from the recent resurgence of coronavirus infections. It also indicates which states currently have statewide mask requirements.